4800

DURABILITY WITH EVEN GREATER MANEUVERABILITY.

The Western Star 4800 offers incredible performance and durability in a 109-inch BBC package, meaning you can get that performance in and out of tight spots. Featuring a streamlined cab, Western Star’s legendary toughness, and loads of options, you can build to suit any job – no matter how tight the site.

4800 RESOURCES

4800 ENGINES

Detroit DD13

Detroit DD13-side

4800 SPECIFICATIONS

CHOOSE A CONFIGURATION:

4700SB

 StandardOptionsAWD package
BBC109"
WheelbaseUp to 448"
BA50"
Configuration4x2, 6x44x4, 6x6, 8x8
EngineDetroit DD13,12.8L, (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
TransmissionEaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)Allison Automatic 3000, 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab TypeStandard with roped in windshieldSevere Duty with bonded windshieldSevere Duty with two-piece bonded windshield
Cab InteriorObsidian Black Trim w/ Grey UpholsteryGrey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
HoodFiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping HoodSupervisibility Fiberglass hoodSupervisibility Fiberglass hood
Front AxleDetroit 12,000-20,000 lbsMeritor 12,000-23,000 lbs.Single 22,000-23,000 lbs
Rear AxleDetroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbsMeritor single 23,000 lbs
Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
Meritor tridem 69,000-77,00 lbs
Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
Front SuspensionTaperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.Flatleaf 21,500 lbs
Rear SuspensionAirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbsHendrickson 40,000-52,000 lbs
Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
Reyco 23,000 lbs
TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
Single, tandem, or tridem 23,000-78,000 lbs
BrakesWABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
SafetyRoll stability control
FrameSingle-channel @ 2.5 million RBMDouble-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel TanksAluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LHAluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)

4700SF

 StandardOptions
BBC109"
WheelbaseUp to 448"
BA33"
Configuration4x2, 6x4
EngineDetroit DD13,12.8L, (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
TransmissionEaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)Allison Automatic 3000, 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab TypeStandard with roped in windshieldSevere Duty with bonded windshield
Cab InteriorObsidian Black Trim w/ Grey UpholsteryGrey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
HoodFiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping HoodSupervisibility Fiberglass hood
Front AxleDetroit 12,000-20,000 lbsMeritor 12,000-23,000 lbs.
Rear AxleDetroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbsMeritor single 23,000 lbs
Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
Meritor tridem 69,000-77,00 lbs
Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
Front SuspensionTaperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.
Rear SuspensionAirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbsHendrickson 40,000-52,000 lbs
Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
Reyco 23,000 lbs
TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
BrakesWABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
SafetyRoll stability control
FrameSingle-channel @ 2.5 million RBMDouble-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel TanksAluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LHAluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)

4800TS

 StandardOptions
BBC109"
WheelbaseUp to 448"
BA33" (SF) / 50" (SB)
TAS60" (SF) / 72" (SB)
Configuration8x4
EngineDetroit DD13, 12.8L, (350-450 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
TransmissionEaton Fuller Manual (Set Back & Set Forward Axle)Allison Automatic (Set Back Axle)
Cab TypeSevere Duty with bonded windshield
Cab InteriorObsidian Black Trim w/ Grey UpholsteryGrey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
HoodFiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood (Set Forward Axle)
Supervisibility Fiberglass hood (Set Back Axle)
ExhaustRH outboard frame-mounted vertical (SF & SB)RH mid-chassis-mounted horizontal (Set Back Axle)
SteeringSingle main gear with dual auxiliary gears (Set Forward Axle)
Dual main gears with dual ram assist (Set Back Axle)
Front AxleTandem 40,000 lbs
Rear AxleTandem 46,000-52,000 lbsTridem 69,000 lbs
Front SuspensionFlatleaf 40,000 lbs
Rear SuspensionTandem 46,000-52,000 lbsTridem Air Ride 69,000 lbs
BrakesWABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
FrameSingle-channel @ 2.5 million RBM (Set Back Axle)
Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM (Set Forward & Set Back Axle)
Fuel TanksAluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH
DEF Tank23 gallons (87 liters)
SB
Set-Back Axle

4700SB

 StandardOptionsAWD package
BBC109"
WheelbaseUp to 448"
BA50"
Configuration4x2, 6x44x4, 6x6, 8x8
EngineDetroit DD13,12.8L, (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
TransmissionEaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)Allison Automatic 3000, 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab TypeStandard with roped in windshieldSevere Duty with bonded windshieldSevere Duty with two-piece bonded windshield
Cab InteriorObsidian Black Trim w/ Grey UpholsteryGrey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
HoodFiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping HoodSupervisibility Fiberglass hoodSupervisibility Fiberglass hood
Front AxleDetroit 12,000-20,000 lbsMeritor 12,000-23,000 lbs.Single 22,000-23,000 lbs
Rear AxleDetroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbsMeritor single 23,000 lbs
Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
Meritor tridem 69,000-77,00 lbs
Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
Front SuspensionTaperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.Flatleaf 21,500 lbs
Rear SuspensionAirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbsHendrickson 40,000-52,000 lbs
Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
Reyco 23,000 lbs
TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
Single, tandem, or tridem 23,000-78,000 lbs
BrakesWABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
SafetyRoll stability control
FrameSingle-channel @ 2.5 million RBMDouble-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel TanksAluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LHAluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)
SF
Set-Forward Axle

4700SF

 StandardOptions
BBC109"
WheelbaseUp to 448"
BA33"
Configuration4x2, 6x4
EngineDetroit DD13,12.8L, (350-470 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
TransmissionEaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed)Allison Automatic 3000, 4000, 4500, 4700
Cab TypeStandard with roped in windshieldSevere Duty with bonded windshield
Cab InteriorObsidian Black Trim w/ Grey UpholsteryGrey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
HoodFiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping HoodSupervisibility Fiberglass hood
Front AxleDetroit 12,000-20,000 lbsMeritor 12,000-23,000 lbs.
Rear AxleDetroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbsMeritor single 23,000 lbs
Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
Meritor tridem 69,000-77,00 lbs
Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
Front SuspensionTaperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs.Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs.
Rear SuspensionAirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbsHendrickson 40,000-52,000 lbs
Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
Reyco 23,000 lbs
TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
BrakesWABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
SafetyRoll stability control
FrameSingle-channel @ 2.5 million RBMDouble-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
Fuel TanksAluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LHAluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
DEF Tank6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)
TS
Twin-Steer

4800TS

 StandardOptions
BBC109"
WheelbaseUp to 448"
BA33" (SF) / 50" (SB)
TAS60" (SF) / 72" (SB)
Configuration8x4
EngineDetroit DD13, 12.8L, (350-450 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
TransmissionEaton Fuller Manual (Set Back & Set Forward Axle)Allison Automatic (Set Back Axle)
Cab TypeSevere Duty with bonded windshield
Cab InteriorObsidian Black Trim w/ Grey UpholsteryGrey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
HoodFiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood (Set Forward Axle)
Supervisibility Fiberglass hood (Set Back Axle)
ExhaustRH outboard frame-mounted vertical (SF & SB)RH mid-chassis-mounted horizontal (Set Back Axle)
SteeringSingle main gear with dual auxiliary gears (Set Forward Axle)
Dual main gears with dual ram assist (Set Back Axle)
Front AxleTandem 40,000 lbs
Rear AxleTandem 46,000-52,000 lbsTridem 69,000 lbs
Front SuspensionFlatleaf 40,000 lbs
Rear SuspensionTandem 46,000-52,000 lbsTridem Air Ride 69,000 lbs
BrakesWABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
FrameSingle-channel @ 2.5 million RBM (Set Back Axle)
Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM (Set Forward & Set Back Axle)
Fuel TanksAluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH
DEF Tank23 gallons (87 liters)

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